Texas General Land Office
 Texas General Land Office
 George P. Bush, Commissioner

 Oil Spill Prevention
 & Response

Texas Automated Buoy System
Real Time Ocean Observations
Supporting Oil Spill Prevention and
Response since 1995
Geochemical and Environmental Research Group

TABS Buoy K -- Texas Automated Buoy System

TABS Buoy K Conditions at 08/01/2021 06:30 UTC (08/01/2021 01:30 CDT)
26° 13.0080'N   96° 29.9880'W
AA3900 DCS - sensor depth 2m
RDI 300kHz Workhorse ADCP-sensor depth 2m
Anemometer height: 4m
Water Depth: 204 feet (62 meters)
Speed: 11.54 cm/s (0.22 kts) Direction: 27 °T (NNE) Water Temp: 30°C (86 °F)
System Voltage: 11.8 V Signal Strength: -2.0 dB Ping Count: 136
Wind: 6.9 m/s (13.5 kts)
          From 169°T (SSE)
Air Temp: 28 °C (82 °F)
Relative Humidity:  73 %
Pressure: 1016.0 mb (30.00 inHg)
Waves: 0.8 m (2.7 ft) @ 5 sec
  


IMPORTANT: Notice to Mariners


Today's Velocity Data (download)

   Date   |  Time  |   East |   North|   Speed|  Dir | WaterT |
          |  (UTC) |  (cm/s)|  (cm/s)|  (cm/s)| (°T) |  (°C)  |
==========+========+========+========+========+======+========+
08/01/2021 00:00:00    -3.58    13.07    13.55  344.7   30.2
08/01/2021 00:30:00    -2.53    12.46    12.71  348.5   30.1
08/01/2021 01:00:00    -4.40    11.95    12.73  339.8   30.1
08/01/2021 01:30:00    -4.78     8.91    10.11  331.8   30.1
08/01/2021 02:00:00    -4.81     8.73     9.97  331.1   30.0
08/01/2021 02:30:00    -2.31     6.44     6.84  340.3   30.0
08/01/2021 03:00:00    -2.25     6.28     6.67  340.3   30.0
08/01/2021 03:30:00     0.52     4.66     4.69    6.4   30.1
08/01/2021 04:00:00    -1.27     6.43     6.55  348.8   30.1
08/01/2021 04:30:00     3.31     6.83     7.59   25.9   30.2
08/01/2021 05:00:00     0.57     8.40     8.42    3.9   30.2
08/01/2021 05:30:00     3.37     8.65     9.28   21.3   30.1
08/01/2021 06:00:00     4.35     9.89    10.80   23.7   30.1
08/01/2021 06:30:00     5.31    10.25    11.54   27.4   30.0



       
  Today's Wave Data

   Date   |  Time  |Sig Wave Ht| Peak Period|
          |  (UTC) | (meters)  |    (sec)   |
==========+========+===========+============+
08/01/2021 00:20:57      0.8        6
08/01/2021 01:20:57      0.8        5
08/01/2021 02:20:57      0.7        5
08/01/2021 03:20:57      0.7        6
08/01/2021 04:20:57      0.8        6
08/01/2021 05:20:57      0.8        5
08/01/2021 06:20:57      0.8        5
       
 

Today's Temperature - Salinity Data     (Download)


   Date   |  Time  |   Temp |   Cond |Salinity| Density|SoundVel|
          |  (UTC) |   (°C) | (ms/cm)|        | kg/m^3 |  (m/s) |
==========+========+========+========+========+========+========+
08/01/2021 00:00:00    30.08    52.53    31.05     0.00     0.00
08/01/2021 00:30:00    30.09    52.57    31.07     0.00     0.00
08/01/2021 01:00:00    30.08    52.57    31.07     0.00     0.00
08/01/2021 01:30:00    30.02    52.51    31.08     0.00     0.00
08/01/2021 02:00:00    30.05    52.60    31.11     0.00     0.00
08/01/2021 02:30:00    30.04    52.62    31.13     0.00     0.00
08/01/2021 03:00:00    30.06    52.68    31.16     0.00     0.00
08/01/2021 03:30:00    30.02    52.66    31.17     0.00     0.00
08/01/2021 04:00:00    30.19    52.96    31.27     0.00     0.00
08/01/2021 04:30:00    30.17    52.97    31.28     0.00     0.00
08/01/2021 05:00:00    30.12    52.93    31.29     0.00     0.00
08/01/2021 05:30:00    30.09    52.92    31.30     0.00     0.00
08/01/2021 06:00:00    30.05    52.89    31.30     0.00     0.00
08/01/2021 06:30:00    30.01    52.84    31.31     0.00     0.00